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A black hole, once a mathematical curiosity, is brought to light   -2%

The first ever image of a black hole marks a milestone not just in black hole astronomy, but for the study of gravity itself.


Cambodia hires Brownstein Hyatt  

Akin Gump signs Carlyle Group — Scott Pruitt registers as Indiana lobbyist



Yaa Gyasi on the long shadow of slavery in America   -33%

Ghanaian-American writer Yaa Gyasi talks to Haaretz about what inspired her acclaimed debut novel, 'Homecoming,' in which two different worlds - 18th century Ghana and present day America – are linked by devastating exploitation


Bulgaria Launches Probe Into Fake Bed-And-Breakfasts Funded By EU   50%

The Bulgarian Prosecutor-General’s Office has launched a nationwide investigation into “many” suspected fraud cases involving an EU rural-development program that has provided more than 100 million euros ($112 million) to build bed-and-breakfast lodgings across the country.


U.S. lawmakers commemorate victims of Pittsburgh synagogue massacre   -80%

Members of the House and Senate establish April 10 as Stronger Than Hate Day in Pennsylvania


Released: MHT CET admit cards 2019 out at cetcell.mahacet.org, here's how you can...   -30%


MHT CET admit cards 2019: State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra on Tuesday released the admit card for the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET) 2019.


Medicare offers to partially raise payment for cancer CAR-Ts   -7%

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will slightly increase coverage for expensive CAR-T cell therapies administered at certain large hospitals, and is considering other ways to pay more for the cancer treatments, the agency said on Tuesday.


Inquiry opened after Yellow Vests goad police to commit suicide  

The Paris prosecutor’s office has launched an investigation into allegations that Yellow Vest protesters assailed police over the weekend with taunts urging officers to kill themselves.


Go all-out with this luxurious Israeli breakfast at home  

These are all the recipes you need to transport yourself to a Middle Eastern summer day on the beach.


Canadian women released from jail in Somaliland  


Two Canadian women jailed in Somalia and facing 40 lashes have been released, according to sources.


Who will Gould be cheering when Ivan takes on Wayne?   50%

You couldn't have picked a better time for Ivan Cleary to come up against Wayne Bennett. They do so when Souths play Penrith on Friday.


Kosovo women returned from Syria face house arrest   -2%

Nearly 20 women repatriated from Syria were ordered put under house arrest after prosecutors said they are suspected of joining or taking part in the conflict there as foreign militants. … Click to Continue »


Meet the 3 women who hand make all the pastas for Andiamo restaurants   10%


For nearly three decades a trio of Macomb County women have made all the pasta for all the Andiamo restaurant locations in the metro area.

       


Firefighters save Paris Notre Dame Cathedral after massive blaze guts roof, burns down spire   -22%


The main structure of Paris’ famed Notre Dame Cathedral has been saved after hours of firefighting put out a devastating blaze, the city’s top fire official said on Monday.“We can consider that the main structure of Notre Dame has been saved and preserved,” Paris fire brigade chief Jean-Claude Gallet told reporters outside the cathedral, adding it appeared that the two main towers of the building had now been saved.The fire was said to be under control, a spokesman said.A colossal blaze had…


Festive dishes for your Purim feast  

A festive meal is a mitzvah on Purim. Let these dishes keep you in the holiday spirit.


Apple AI accused of leading to man's wrongful arrest   -5%

A man is suing Apple after claiming its in-store AI led to his arrest.


The rise of 'nature-based' therapy to support mental health   5%

It’s a form of outdoor mindfulness where patients take time to be still, silent and absorb the raw beauty of their natural surroundings.


Meet the Korean-American woman leading Jewish Renewal movement   6%

‘I didn’t have the normal resumé for a traditional Jewish professional. I faced a lot of resistance,’ says SooJi Min-Maranda


FBI arrests militia leader at the border   -30%

Stop & Shop reaches tentative agreement with union — UPS loses union challenge


Republicans reject Democrat-led attempts at tightening state vaccine laws   5%

North Carolina passes 'born alive' anti-abortion bill — Acting FDA commissioner plans to continue Gottlieb-era agenda


Chick Magnets on Gentleman Jack and Killing Eve  

Emily Nussbaum reviews the TV series “Gentleman Jack” and “Killing Eve,” which examine the masks that women wear in public.


As violence erupts again in Sri Lanka, MV Sun Sea passenger fears for his homeland  



Suren Karththikesu warns Sri Lankans who may be thinking of leaving the country not to take a rickety vessel as he did.


ST Engineering wins up to $1.9 billion contract to build icebreakers for U.S. Navy   40%

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd said on Wednesday it has won a contract worth up to $1.94 billion to build as many as three icebreaker ships for the U.S. Navy.


Affordable, self-heating homes of the future, inspired by the past   37%

Before the era of fossil fuels, buildings had to heat and cool themselves. Today, thoughtful design can help buildings do it again.


10 great conservation-led places to stay around the UK   12%


To celebrate Earth Day, here’s our pick of eco-hotels, campsites and cottages that use tourism to fund conservation, promote biodiversity and protect endangered species

Conservation comes first at the UK’s only family-owned and -managed national nature reserve. Elmley’s 1,335 hectares (3,300 acres) of freshwater grazing marsh, salt marsh, hay meadows and newly planted woodland on the Isle of Sheppey allow birdlife to thrive. Sightings of marsh harriers, short-eared owls and merlins are commonplace, but the success story is ground-nesting birds: 463 lapwings fledged at Elmley last year, which is 400 more than the next most successful reserve. Elmley’s owners are also on a mission to make wildlife open to all. Visitors can stay at one of six comfortable huts with mesmerising wetland views. Most guests are won over when they spot hares, butterflies and dragonflies on the two-mile drive from the nearest public road.
Huts for two from £105 a night, lower rates for longer stays, elmleynaturereserve.co.uk

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A sudden and spectacular spring awakening in Washington, illustrated   -36%

In just a few weeks, greenery has exploded, overwhelming a cold, bleak landscape.


Briefing: Didi-Softbank JV expands in Japan to 13 cities including Tokyo, Kyoto  

Didi has been pushing to increase its presence internationally as it faces regulatory difficulties and driver shortages at home.


Torrential rain leaves travelers cars underwater at Dallas Love Field Airport   -5%


Heavy rains swept through Dallas on Tuesday night and early Wednesday, triggering flooding across the region.


Ed Sheeran's battle to build his own pub, pond and private beach   33%


Britain’s most low-key singer has grand plans for his Suffolk estate, but ‘Sheeranville’ keeps coming up against opposition from neighbours and the local council

Name: Sheeranville.

Location: Suffolk, England.

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Review: Melinda Gates Moment of Lift calls to break barriers that hold women back   50%


Melinda Gates grew up in midcentury Dallas as a self-described “good Catholic girl, who sits in the front row and gets good grades,” and was the kind of student who “always raised her hand before speaking out answers.”

Today she’s one of the wealthiest women in the world, with billions of dollars...


Eight pedestrians injured after driver may have deliberately hit them, police say  

“We don’t have any witnesses saying the vehicle tried to avoid the collision,” Capt. Jim Choi of the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety said.


Manchester United v Manchester City: Fans' dilemmas  

Three-way rivalry, plus a league title to decide, is driving fans to become tactical supporters.


David Grossman on the moment he knew non-Israelis could connect to his very Israeli novel  

David Grossman, who won the Man Booker International Award, talks about transcending the culture barrier


World Cup 2018: Israel wishes Saudi Arabia 'good luck' in opener vs. Russia  

Tweet comes four days after Netanyahu said that Israel’s relations with Arab nations were 'improving beyond imagination'


Why does it take so long to confirm Trumps appointments?   20%

The Senate ‘went nuclear’ -- but that won’t speed things up much.


Police arrest 3 suspects in Downtown Crossing double stabbing  

The two victims suffered life-threatening injuries, officials said.